Our Customs & Border Services Standards have been developed by and for the Customs & Border Services industry, academics, thought leaders, subject matter experts and researchers who shares best practices, conduct research and explore new ideas to continuously improve assets and tools for the future and how to apply them in real projects.
The development members of the Customs & Border Services Standards has the purpose to identify, develop and tailor standards and templates that are applied in specific and ongoing projects. It will help its members to speed up high impact initiatives such as Governance, Risk Management, Internal Controls, Regulation, Supervision, Financial Management, Technology & Processes, Integrity & Security, Cost-Cutting, Performance Measurement and Single Point of Truth.
To secure the vast terrain of a country, Customs & Border Service agents, officers and specialists work together in tight collaboration with the nation’s different law enforcement agencies to protect, guard and secure the borders and front lines of their country. Fostering legitimate and safe travel is also a key goal of Customs & Border Services, which increases passenger security through effective risk assessment.
Some of the typical business and information flow and security challenges we often encounter are:
- Alignment between other countries
- Alignment of policies between agencies and departments
- National threat management
- Stakeholder information exchange (e.g. countries and agencies)
- Complexity of different free trade agreements
- Travel made smoother (smoother border clearance, etc.)
- Borders of the different countries
- Security, safety and enforcement
- Protection of interests
- Drug interception
- Control of flow of goods
- Federal police force interaction (security screening and national profiling)
- Integrated cargo security strategy
- Information resources
- Profiling (statistical modelling, people and groups)
- Security and enforcement